P & Z Meeting￼
P & Z Meeting￼
Sunday, February 07, 2021
Members Present: Robert Wilson, Randall Bettis, Matt Lander, Loren Winter, Matt Ogden, Sarah Bader, Derris Butler. Members Absent: Joe Gallant, Tariq Lewis. Loren Winter stated that he was present at the December meeting, however, his name was omitted on the Members Present section. With this correction the minutes from December 6, 2021 were approved with a motion by Randall Bettis and a second by Robert Wilson. All voted aye. The agenda was approved with a motion from Robert Wilson and a second from Matt Lander. All voted aye.
No one was present.
Election of Officers Loren Winter opened the floor for nominations for Chairman. Randall Bettis nominated Loren Winter for Chairman with a second by Sarah Bader. All voted aye. Loren Winter opened the floor for nominations for Vice Chairman. Robert Wilson nominated Sarah Bader with a second by Matt Lander. Sarah Bader declined the nomination. Matt Lander nominated Randall Bettis as Vice-Chairman with a second by Loren Winter. All voted aye. Loren Winter opened the floor for nominations for Secretary. Derris Butler nominated Sarah Bader with a second by Matt Lander. All voted aye. Public hearing and recommendation to the City Council concerning a petition for voluntary annexation and zoning to the R-5 zoning multi-family zoning district of approximately 5 acres located at 617 S Harrison St.(Exhibit A) Public Hearing Scott Godbey presented the request for annexation. Mr Godbey stated that The owners of approximately 5 acres located at 617 S Harrison St have submitted a voluntary petition for annexation to the City of Nixa and have requested zoning into the R-5 medium-density multi-family residential zoning district. The subject property is compact and contiguous to the Nixa City Limits and can be provided with municipal services. Staff recommends approval. Public Hearing Loren Winter opened the public hearing for anyone wishing to discuss the request. Brian LeeMasters, 710 S Harrison St, approached the Commission. Mr. LeeMasters was concerned with the housing being built and ensuring that they are built properly. He stated that he was concerned with the size of the road and traffic. Danelle LeeMasters, 710 S Harrison St, approached the Commission. Mrs. LeeMasters stated that she was concerning with flooding when it rained and was worried that developing the land would affect that. Justin Foos, 1153 S Nicholas Rd, stated that he was the applicant for the request. Mr. Foos said that they were planning on 32 units which is well below what the zoning allowed, and they would all be ground floor only units. He stated that traffic would be along the north side and not the south side of the property. Discussion Loren Winter addressed Mr. LeeMasters concerns. Mr. Winter stated that at this time they were just considering the annexation and zoning of the subject property. Concerns about the flooding and traffic issues will be addressed at the preliminary plat stage and with City guidelines in place. Mr. Winter asked Garrett Tyson for information on the sinkhole located on the property. Mr. Tyson showed them a map of the approximate location of the sinkhole and stated that nothing would be built on it. There would also be a stormwater study conducted to ensure minimal impact and that it would meet City standards. Mr. Winter asked if this answered some of the concerns that Mr. LeeMasters had. Mr. LeeMasters asked if the water line would be replaced with a bigger one during development. Mr. Winter stated that that would be addressed at the preliminary plat stage. Without further discussion, Robert Wilson made a motion to approve the request with a second by Matt Ogden. All voted aye Public Hearing and recommendation to the City Council concerning an application for a Special Use Permit authorizing a bar (with restaurant) in the Neighborhood Commercial Zoning district at 105 W Sherman Way Suite 101. (Exhibit B) Staff Report Garrett Tyson presented the staff report for the Special Use Request. Mr. Tyson gave a brief overview of what a Special Use Permit was. Mr. Tyson stated that Jon Huff has applied for a special use permit to use 105 S Sherman Way Ste 101 as a Bar (with restaurant) in the Neighborhood Commercial zoning district. This particular type of land use is not permitted by-right in the Neighborhood Commercial zoning district but is allowed upon issuance of a special use permit by the Nixa City Council. Staff recommends approval. Public Hearing Jon Huff, 2553 W Landers Rd, approached the Commission. Mr. Huff stated that he was here to answer any questions the Commission might have. Discussion Randall Bettis made a motion to approve the request with a second by Sarah Bader. All voted aye. Motion passed. Public Hearing and recommendation to the City Council concerning an application for a Special Use Permit authorizing a short-term residential rental from 605 S Bradford Ave. (Exhibit C)
Scott Godbey presented the staff report for the Special Use Request. Mr. Godbey stated the owner of the single-family residential dwelling located at 605 S Bradford Ave has applied for a special use permit to operate a short-term residential rental from this same dwelling. A short-term residential rental is defined by the Nixa City Code as the renting of an entire dwelling, or any portion thereof, for a period of not more than 30 consecutive days, to overnight guests, where the owner is engaged in a contract for the rental of that specific dwelling or any portion thereof.
No one was present.
Robert Wilson stated that it met all the City’s requirements. With no further discussion Robert Wilson made a motion to approve with a second by Randall Bettis. All voted aye.
Development Report from Staff Garrett Tyson presented the Development Report from Staff. The purpose of this report is to update the Commission on ongoing development activity in Nixa. Updating Codes Mr. Tyson told the Commission that staff would be working toward updating and/or changing the codes for signs, for sinkhole regulations, and for short term residential rentals. With no further business, Robert Wilson made a motion to adjourn with a second by Matt Lander. All voted aye.